Palliative Care for Serious Diseases

Palliative care is often misunderstood as meaning a patient will not get “real treatment.” That is not accurate. In fact, patients who have palliative care often live longer as well as having a better quality of life.

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Do Heartburn Medications Cause Kidney Disease?

Popular heartburn prescriptions include Prilosec, Nexium Prevacid, Kapidex, Aciphex and Protonix, which are all a type of drugs called Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI). New research shows that people who take popular heartburn medications are more likely to develop serious kidney disease.

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